Research Project (25%)

13 Nov

Research Project (25%)

Each student will prepare a 10 page paper that addressing the following question:

What is the greatest challenge to US healthcare, why, and what would you recommend?”

To fully address this question, the analysis may consider the following:

  • What role is played by government?
  • Identify and analyze current trends in healthcare, including information technology, biotechnology, smart phones, health informatics, and other relevant technologies in the context of the overall US healthcare system.
  • Address the impact of various stakeholders and influencers.
  • How do education, workforce availability, and human capital issues affect healthcare?
  • Identify key factors driving or limiting the further growth of healthcare.
  • How do the social determinants of health impact? What other external factors might influence healthcare?
  • Deliberate on the roles of professional obligation and ethics.

Grading considerations will include the following factors and apply the same rubric as above.

  • Paper is 8 – 10 pages in length (not including cover page and references), is double spaced, uses 12 point font, and uses correct grammar and spelling
  • Five external citations are included using APA style
  • The paper identifies the issue, examines contributing factors, and applies critical analysis toward drawing a well-founded conclusion.
  • All major assertions and predictions about the future are not just personal opinions but are supported by clear and coherent logic and appropriate external references



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Posted by on November 13, 2016 in academic writing, Uncategorized



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